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One Day Shimla & Kufri Local Sightseeing Trip by Car

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Shimla is the capital city of Himachal Pradesh and best known for its famous Mall road, the Ridge, Toy Trains and other attractions for both honeymooners and family vacationers alike making it perfect for a one day trip. Shimla is thronged with travellers of all interests. Explore the treasures of this exciting hill station by taking our one day Shimla & Kufri local sightseeing tour by car. This serene town is located at a height of 2200 metres.

Set amidst picturesque hills and magnificent deciduous woods, Shimla is one of the most well-planned cities in India, owing to its British patronage. This town holds the privilege of being the summer capital of British India, and modern day tourists are also similarly captivated by its natural beauty, pristine air and cool weather that prevails throughout the year.

This town has colonial-style buildings juxtaposed between historic temples, grand churches, pretty shops and lush green forests- elements that are bound to leave every visitor mesmerized. Shimla also doubles up as a base to cover other nearby places like Chail, Kufri, Naldehra, Mashobra, Tattapani and Narkanda. The toy train to Shimla from Kalka meanders through gorgeous hills and valleys and must be experienced.

Kufri, on the other hand is another picturesque hill station situated near the Himalayan Range. This town is at a distance of 17 KM from Shimla and will be covered in our one day Shimla & Kufri sightseeing tour. This town was founded in 1819 by the Britishers but saw a rise in popularity as a tourist spot only in the last few decades.

Kufri derives its name from ‘Kufr’ which means lake. This small town is also the starting point of treks to Manali, Shimla, Rewalsar and Fagu among others. The cool climate along with striking natural beauty, makes Kufri the perfect summer getaway.

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Snapshot of 1 Day Shimla & Kufri Local Sightseeing Tour Package by Car

  • Full Day Shimla & Kufri Local Tour
  • Fixed Itinerary
  • Sightseeing Places Covered – Sankat Mochan Temple, Hassan Valley, Kufri, Fagu Valley
  • Departs at 9:00 AM
  • Ends at 5:00 PM
  • Inclusions – Parking Charges, Driver Batta; pickup and drop service from your Shimla Hotel
  • Exclusions – Entry Fees; Lunch / All meals

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Package Cost for 1 Day Shimla & Kufri Local Sightseeing Trip

Indica (A/C)
4 Seater / Hatchback
Rs.3,700/-
Indigo / Etios / Dzire
4 Seater / Sedan
Rs.4,300/-
Innova / Xylo
7 Seater / SUV
Rs.5,500/-
Tempo Traveller (A/C)
12 Seater / Mini Bus
Rs.6,400/-
Swaraj Mazda
20 Seater / Mini Bus
Rs.11,500/-
Bus
49 Seater / Mini Bus
Rs.15,000/-

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  • Receive Driver details on SMS or email 2 hours before the tour.
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  • Receive a handy city guide cum itinerary for the tour
  • Start your memorable Shimla & Kufri tour

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Package glimpse One Day Shimla & Kufri Local Sightseeing Trip by Car

The best time to visit Shimla and Kufri is between the months of November to May. Winters are the perfect time to experience the chilly weather, snow and enjoy winter sports whereas during summers you could plan a quick trip to these hill stations to escape the ruthless heat of the city.

The one day Shimla and Kufri local sightseeing tour by car, includes in its package a visit to the Sankat Mochan Temple, Hassan Valley, Kufri and Fagu Valley. Every private cab in our fleet has been instructed to respect every tourist’s wishes so as to serve them maximum with comfort and ease while at the same time having low tariffs.

The cab will pick you up from your Hotel Shimla, first thing in the morning so that there’s enough time to see all the listed places in the package. The distance between Shimla and Kufri is only 17 KM which will be covered within 47 minutes via NH 5. Tourists choose us because our cabs is safe, comfortable, spacious and you do not have to worry about any overtime fines. In this same day Shimla and Kufri sightseeing package, you and your family will be visiting the following sightseeing places:


Itinerary for your One Day Shimla & Kufri Local Trip

Pickup from your Hotel at 9:00 AM

Tourism Place Plan to Depart By
Sankat Mochan Temple 10:30 AM
Hassan Valley 11:30 AM
Kufri 1:00 PM
Lunch 30 to 45 minutes. Please note that Lunch is not Complimentary and Not Included in this package. Suggested Restaurants: {}. Plan to finish lunch by – 2:00 PM.
Fagu Valley 3:00 PM

Drop at your Hotel by 5:00 PM

NOTE: You can visit all these places in Shimla & Kufri Local Sightseeing Tour or remove any of the places that you don’t want to visit. However, inclusion of any other sightseeing place, except the ones mentioned below is not allowed with this Taj Mahal Sunrise fixed itinerary package.

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What is Included in Shimla & Kufri 1 Day Local Tour Package?

  • Pick and drop to your Hotel / Home
  • Vehicle Hire for sightseeing as per the Itinerary
  • Driver Batta
  • Parking charges
  • Toll gate charges

What is Excluded in 1 Day Shimla & Kufri Local Tour Package?

  • Entry Fee for tourist attractions
  • Multiple pickups (guests need to fix one place of pickup and drop)
  • Breakfast, Lunch or any meal
  • Lodging / Accommodation
  • Guides Payment (If required, guests can book a guide from www.Hire-a-Guide.in or need to bring a guide on their own)
  • Vehicle beyond the mentioned time duration of the tour package
  • Vehicle beyond the designated tour route

A Quick Guide to Shimla & Kufri Tour – What you see?

Below is the list of sightseeing places included in the 1 Day Shimla & Kufri Local Sightseeing tour package.

1. Sankat Mochan Temple

One Day Shimla & Kufri Local Sightseeing Trip by Car Sankat Mochan Temple
  • Plan to Depart by :
  • Must See / Things to Do: Every Sunday, the huge hall in the building is used for distributing prasad, and also the holy meal known as langar.
  • Timings: 6:30 AM to 8:00 PM || 7:00 PM to 6:30 PM
  • Holiday / Closed on: Open on All Days
  • Recommended Duration: 45 Minutes
  • Entry Fee: No Entry Fee
  • Website: Sankat Mochan Temple

Sankat Mochan Temple is first stop in our one day Shimla trip and it is located among lush green forests and peaceful hills of Shimla. Shri Sankat Mochan Temple is located on the Kalka – Shimla highway, along NH 22. The temple looks like a postcard wherein the backdrop is graced by the imposing and lofty Himalayan ranges, a light mist adds and towering oak and pine trees.

Baba Neeb Karori Ji Maharaj visited this beautiful place in the 1950s and wanted a temple dedicated to Lord Hanuman to be built on that very spot. The then governor of Himachal Pradesh, along with Bhagvan Sahai took up the task of building the temple and the magnificent temple finally came into being on the 21st of June 1966.

Initially, the temple was a small building but with the influx of devotees and funds it now sprawls over a huge area. As part of the one day Shimla local sightseeing tour, you will be visit this temple which is dedicated to Lord Hanuman, along with idols of Lord Rama, Shiva and Ganesha.

There is also a temple dedicated to Baba Neeb Karori Ji Maharaj. The temple dedicated to Lord Ganesha has been built in the South Indian style of architecture and should be on your must-visit list.

One portion of the building is used to conduct marriage ceremonies and the temple charges a very nominal fee for this. Apart from marriages, there are many other sacred rituals and ceremonies that can be conducted in the temple complex. The temple also has an Ayurvedic clinic and well-maintained residential areas and toilets.


2. Hassan Valley

One Day Shimla & Kufri Local Sightseeing Trip by Car Hassan Valley
  • Plan to Depart by :
  • Must See / Things to Do: Once you are in the valley, keep an eye out to catch a glimpse of animals which reside in this forest such as the barking deer, leopard, bear and birds like Himalayan eagle, pheasants, partridges and chikor.
  • Timings: 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM
  • Holiday / Closed on: Open on All Days
  • Recommended Duration: 45 Minutes
  • Entry Fee: No Entry Fee
  • Website: Hassan Valley

The next spot on our same day Shimla and Kufri Tour is Hassan Valley which is located only a few kilometres from the town center of Shimla, just beside NH 22. It is a very big forest reserve that houses an extensive collection of flora and fauna. The panoramic view of the beautiful valley tempts tourists to halt for a short break on the highway to view and click pictures of the magnificent lush green forests.

The valley is located at an elevation of 2,310 meters. Its dense cover of deodar, oak, pine trees and rhododendron bushes look bright and colourful. If you are fond of driving through woods then this is a perfect place for an adventure, but for this you have to take permission from the forest department to drive on the forest road which snakes its way through the Hassan Valley.

Bring powerful binoculars and wear light coloured clothes for an easy spotting of the fauna of the valley. You can also can enjoy the view of Hassan Valley if you are short on time from the edge of the road. You will find numerous snacks seller on this road and thue kulchas, chats and peanuts also make for a quick lunch. Hassan Valley is a must visit destination for both nature lovers and wildlife enthusiasts.


3. Kufri

One Day Shimla & Kufri Local Sightseeing Trip by Car Kufri
  • Plan to Depart by :
  • Must See / Things to Do: Hip Hip Hurray Amusement Park and Kufri Zoo are the two places that you must visit in Kufri for a fun-filled day.
  • Timings: 24 Hours
  • Holiday / Closed on: Open on All Days
  • Recommended Duration: 45 Minutes
  • Entry Fee: No Entry Fee
  • Website: Kufri

Kufri in Shimla district is one of the most sought-after holiday destinations in Himachal Pradesh and is the second part of our one day Shimla and Kufri sightseeing tour. This place has gained popularity because of its close proximity to Shimla and relatively higher altitude which guarantees tourists snow and a freezing climate all through the winters.

Kufri is a quiet retreat near Shimla if you want to get away from the hustle bustle of the main city. While there’s not much to see in Kufri as such, the panoramic views and temples, the sights which you will be rewarded with, after a bit of trekking are worth your time. Kufri is fairly swarmed with tourists as almost everyone visiting Shimla comes here.


4. Fagu Valley

One Day Shimla & Kufri Local Sightseeing Trip by Car Fagu Valley
  • Plan to Depart by :
  • Must See / Things to Do:The Banthia Devta Temple in Fagu reflects the craftsmanship of the locals and is adorned with extraordinary wood carvings.
  • Timings: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
  • Holiday / Closed on: Open on All Days
  • Recommended Duration: 45 Minutes
  • Entry Fee: No Entry Fee
  • Website: Fagu Valley

Fagu Valley is a part of a tiny village beside a saddle-like mountain along Hindustan Tibet Road and is difficult to reach, except for by a private cab rental. A rare view of the Himalayan Range is visible from here, which includes vivid dales and snow clad peaks.

The charming countryside is scattered with clusters of villages, orchards, vineyards and terraced fields. Fog characterizes the hilly landscape which lends the town a romantic setting. Fagu is massively popular among trekkers, botanists and naturists who come to explore Shimla’s countryside.

Most of the area is covered with conifers of Himalayan cedar and spruce. Located at an altitude of 2,450 m, Fagu, has in all probability derived its name from the word ‘fog’ itself. The place surprises vacationers with its splendour, charm and serenity. It is a favourite among tourists who prefer seclusion and this village is the perfect snowy retreat for the same.

A quick weekend getaway to Shimla and Kufri could prove to be a great respite from the monotony of our daily, hectic lives. Plan a road trip with your family and leave the rest of it to us and we guarantee to bring you the best hospitality without exceeding your budget!


Charges on Deviations, if any!

The Shimla & Kufri tour package charges are applicable only for pick and drop from one location. If in case, there are multiple pickup and drops, there might be additional charges, please check with your cab vendor.

Additional charges will be added if in case the vehicle is held for more duration or beyond the time mentioned in this Shimla & Kufri Tour package. Also in the case of any deviation in the presented itinerary, additional charges might apply.

  • For Indica, Rs.9/km and Rs.90/hour.
  • For Indigo, Rs.12/km and Rs.100/hour.
  • For Innova, Rs.15/km and Rs.125/hour.
  • For Tempo Traveller, Rs.18/km and Rs.200/hour.
  • For Swaraz Mazda Mini Bus, Rs.20/km and Rs.300/hour.


Points to Note:

Guests are requested to follow the itinerary provided in the 1 Day Shimla & Kufri tour package. This 1 day Shimla & Kufri tour package can not be customized, however if guests prefer to visit different set of places in Shimla & Kufri and around, they can create their own itinerary and request for a custom quote from cab providers.

The Time spent on each Shimla & Kufri tourist attraction is to be followed as per the schedule. In case of delays or extended time spent at a particular place, driver or Service Provider will not be responsible to cover all the places mentioned in the itinerary.

Kindly note that if a particular Shimla & Kufri sightseeing place is closed on the scheduled day of the tour, it will not be covered from the list of sightseeing places.


Questions about the Tour?

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